Jamaica

Bolt in shock as friend Mason dies

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of Germaine Mason, the British high jumper who won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing...

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

Rio Olympics: McLeod brings Jamaica more glory

Jamaica unleashes a new sprint sensation as Omar McLeod takes the Rio Olympics 110m hurdles on Tuesday.

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

Two more to immortality

Everything stood still. Even the lottery draw in Jamaica was delayed, but Usain Bolt hit the jackpot last night, continuing his dominance in the sprints.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Rio Olympics: 'Good v Evil' again as Bolt, Gatlin ready for duel

The battle to be crowned world's fastest man takes centre stage at the Rio Olympics on Sunday with Usain Bolt facing another showdown with Justin Gatlin where the image of athletics will be on...

August 9, 2016
August 9, 2016

Rio Olympics: Samba and smiles as Bolt warms up

Shimmying amid a troupe of semi-naked samba dancers and wise-cracking with journalists, Usain Bolt is determined to bow out of the Olympics with a flourish.

August 6, 2016
August 6, 2016

Russell ton, Shakib strikes take Tallawahs to final

Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan chips in with three wickets after Andre Russell’s whirlwind ton to take Jamaica Tallawahs to the CPL 2016 final at the expense of Trinbago Knight Riders.

July 29, 2016
July 29, 2016

Bolt ready to strike after fitness scare

"My biggest dream at the Olympics is to win three gold medals again. That's my focus, that's what I want," Bolt says in an interview.

July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016

Puma expects even closer ties if Bolt retires

German sportswear firm Puma is not worried about the possible imminent retirement of Usain Bolt, the highest profile athlete it sponsors, believing the Jamaican sprinter could be just as valuable...

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

Bolt wins but Harrison takes the glory

Usain Bolt delivers on his top billing by winning the 200metres at the London Diamond League but he is upstaged for once as American sprint hurdler Kendra Harrison breaks one of the oldest world...

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Facebook Live set to broadcast CPL games

All 34 matches in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be broadcast live on Facebook around the world, via Facebook’s official live streaming partner Grabyo.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Jamaica row over rainbow flag

Jamaica's attorney general has sparked criticism after saying it was "disrespectful" to Jamaican law for the US embassy to fly a rainbow flag following the Orlando shooting.